Complete Definition of "furniture"

English
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Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËfÉËnɪtÊÉ/, SAMPA|/"f3:[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËfÉnɪtÊÉ/, SAMPA|/"f3`[email protected]`/

Noun
en-noun|furnitures|-

  1. archaic The harness, trappings etc. of a horse or other animal.
  2. An item, or, used collectively, items, (usually) in a room which enhance the room's characteristics, either functionally and/or decoratively.

Usage notes
Before the end of the nineteenth century, the plural term|furnitures existed in Standard English in both the U.S. and the U.K.; during the twentieth century, however, it ceased to be used by native speakers.
A single item of furniture, such as a chair or a table, is often called a term||piece of furniture.

Related terms
furnish

Derived terms
item of furniture

Hyponyms
drawer
wardrobe

Translations
trans-top|an item, or items, (usually) in a room
Chinese: å®¶å· (jiÄjù)
Croatian: t-|hr|namještaj|m
Czech: t+|cs|nábytek|m
Finnish: huonekalut p
Faroese: t+|fo|innbúgv|n|s|xsFaroese, t+|fo|húsgøgn|n|p|xsFaroese
French: t-|fr|mobilier|m
Galician: t+|gl|mobiliario|xsGalician m <small>(many items)</small>, t-|gl|moble|xsGalician m <small>(one item)</small>
German: t+|de|Möbel|n|p
Greek: t+|el|έÏιÏλο|n|trépiplo|scGrek
Hungarian: t+|hu|bútor
Italian: t-|it|mobilio|m
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Japanese: å®¶å· (ãã, kagu)
Korean: ê°êµ¬ (gagu)
Norwegian: t-|no|møbel
Polish: t+|pl|mebel|m|p|alt=meble
Portuguese: t-|pt|mobília|f
Russian: t+|ru|мебелÑ|f|trm'éb'el|scCyrl
Slovene: t+|sl|pohištvo|n
Spanish: t-|es|mobiliario|m <small>(many items)</small>, t+|es|mueble|m <small>(one item)</small>
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